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Meet Lexington, Kentucky


Why Lexington, Kentucky?

Bring your State or Federal government meeting to Lexington! We’re an easy-to-get-to destination with plenty of places to stay, eat, meet and explore without breaking the bank. See what makes Lexington such a great place to live and work—we think you’ll love it as much as we do.

Lexpert Spotlight

Lexington is home to some pretty smart folks. Get in touch to see how one of our local experts in government can help make your meeting a big hit.

Steve Voss

Associate Professor Political Science, University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences

Area of Focus - Elections & Voting Behavior (Including Kentucky/Southern Politics & Politics of Race/Ethnicity/Culture)

Cassie Cooper

Senior Training Manager, Kentucky League of Cities

Area of Focus - Association Event Planning and Training Resources for City Officials

Todd Johnson

Vice President, Building Industry Association of Lexington

Area of Focus - Association Management, Industry and Government Relations, New Business Development

David Melanson

Assistant Director of External Affairs and Development, UK Center for Applied Energy

Public Relations, Communications, Government Relations, Philanthropy, Event Planning

What We Offer

Government Meetings in Lexington

Affordable, Flexible Hotels

Lexington provides reasonable sleeping room rates and economical meeting packages. You'll discover that price points in Lexington are $20-$30 lower than other comparable cities.

Convenient Location

Located at the intersection of I-64 and I-75, we’re easy to get to from anywhere in the state. Our unique wheel-and-spoke layout makes Lexington easy to navigate by car.

Free Kentucky Experiences

From touring operations like Toyota Motor Manufacturing and Buffalo Trace Distillery to seeing where Lexington was founded, there’s no shortage of free things to do here.

#5 Best-Run City in America

- WalletHub

“#9 among the Friendliest Cities in the U.S.”

- Conde Nast Traveler 2020

“#9 Most Diverse Metro Economy in the U.S.”

- The Lane Report

Meet Your Personal Sales and Service Representative

Roseanne Mingo Director of Destination Sales

STEM, Agriculture/Environment, Government, Military, Arts/Culture, Clubs/Hobby, Social Welfare, Tourism Organizations

Featured Unique Venues

From unique to unexpected, choose a venue that makes your meeting truly one-of-a-kind.

Central Bank Center and Rupp Arena

425 W. High Street, Lexington, KY, 40507
(859) 233-4567

This newly renovated downtown complex features 100,000 square feet of contemporary exhibit space, 16...

Lexington Opera House

401 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, 40507
(859) 233-4567

Lovingly restored to its 1887 glory, the Lexington Opera House offers something for everyone:...

Kentucky Horse Park

4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY, 40511
(859) 233-4303

Dedicated to man's relationship with the horse, the Kentucky Horse Park is unlike any other park in...

Keeneland Racecourse

4201 Versailles Road, Lexington, KY, 40510
(859) 254-3412

With its tranquil setting and lovely stone fences and buildings, this national historic landmark is...

Featured Attractions

Lexington is a special place. Give your attendees a uniquely Lexington experience they’ll rave about for years to come.

Buffalo Trace Distillery

113 Great Buffalo Trace, Frankfort, KY, 40601
(502) 696-5926

One of America's oldest continuously operating distilleries, even staying open during Prohibition....

Visit Horse Country

321 Merino Street, Lexington, KY, 40508
(859) 963-1004

Visit Horse Country provides a central booking outlet for member horse farms and medical equine...

21c Museum Hotel

167 West Main Street, Lexington, KY, 40507
(859) 899-6800

More than a hotel, 21c Lexington welcomes both visitors and locals to experience art, participate in...

Thoroughbred Park

100 Midland Avenue, Lexington, KY, 40507
(859) 233-7299

This 2.5 acre park dedicated to the Thoroughbred industry contains seven life-size and lifelike...

Destination Industries and Experts By Market Segment

We have something to offer groups and meetings of all types from religious to medical, equine, and more.